Among the millions who will be watching the University of Wisconsin-Madison Badgers take on Texas Christian University in the 2011 Rose Bowl will be the relative handful of men who know what it’s like to play for the Badgers in the “granddaddy” of bowl games.
One of those football veterans is College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research and Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering Gerald Kulcinski. Kulcinski played in the 1960 Rose Bowl against the University of Washington – Wisconsin’s second appearance ever at the bowl.
Though the final score of 44-8 didn’t go the Badgers’ way, the experience of the game, and the football team in general, is something Kulcinski has always kept with him.
Read engineering staff writer Sandy Knisely’s story here.